Engaging Modern Brunei: Research on Language, Literature, and Culture (Hardcover)

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By Hannah Ming Yit Ho (Editor), David Deterding (Editor)
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1 An overview of the language, literature and culture of Brunei Darussalam.- Section I Language.- 2 An overview of the language, literature and culture of Brunei Darussalam.- 3 An overview of the language, literature and culture of Brunei Darussalam.- 4 A comparison of Malay and English texts in the Royal Brunei Muhibah magazine.- 5 On-line communication by the Brunei government in Malay and English.- 6Chinese dialects in Brunei: Shift, maintenance or loss? 6 Chinese dialects in Brunei: Shift, maintenance or loss?.- Section II Literature.- 7 Urih Pesisir: A reflection of the political history of the Sultanate of Brunei in the 19th century.- 8 Re-thinking lost subjects: Arrested intercultural identity in Muslim Burmat's Permainan Laut.- 9 Examining the imagined environments in contemporary Bruneian fiction: Developing Southeast Asian ecocriticism.- 10 Negotiating identity in Anglophone literature in Brunei.- 11 A case study of key processes experienced in an English 'A' Level literature classroom.- Section III Culture.- 12 Defining Bruneian cultural identity through contemporary artistic practice.- 13 A cultural enterprise: A study of modern Bruneian films.- 14 Deconstructing symbolism in Brunei Malay wedding customs.- 15 Local social media responses to Sharia Law in Brunei.- 16 Revisiting dominant cultural knowledge through the prism of Islam: How young Malays Islamize culture in Brunei.

About the Author


Dr. Hannah Ming Yit Ho is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Her teaching includes postcolonial literature, gender and literature, applied literature, and critical literary theories. She also supervises research in Southeast Asian literature. She has a Ph.D. from the University of York, an M.A. in Contemporary Studies in Literature and Film, and a B.A. (Hons) in English literature from Newcastle University. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at King's College London and the University of California, Berkeley. Her publications appear in various international peer-reviewed journals. Her current research addresses Bruneian works of literature. David DETERDING is Visiting Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, where he taught phonetics, forensic linguistics, Malay-English translation, and research methods in linguistics from 2007 till 2020. His research focuses on acoustic phonetics, the description of English in Brunei, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China, and analysis of the pronunciation of Malay.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789813347205
ISBN-10: 9813347201
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: April 9th, 2021
Pages: 277
Language: English